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indicted rocky allen, on federal tacherring and drug charges. allen was advised of his rights this afternoon. >> 3,000 people who were treated at swedish is getting tested for hiv and hepatitis. >>reporter: rocky allen surrendered to authorities this morning, jim, he was escorted into federal court in shackles. and advised of the charges against him. now, this investigation at swedish is ongoing, and it has egs panded to other states. the trouble for allen is really just beginning. rocky allen faces tampering with a consumer product and tamperred with a -- stealing fentanyl, a narcotic painkiller back on january 22nd. swedish has asked nearly 3,000
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allen's august to january employment, to be tested for hiv, and hepatitis. today, swedish released this statement. we are extremely pleased to see an arrest has been made and this individual is being pursued aggressively be authoritiess. if convicted, allen faces up to 14 years in prison. and a half million dollars in fines. >> but according to the diechlt, if serious -- indictment, if serious bodily injury occurred, he could face life in prison. the investigation is on going here and other place. two hospitals in arizona where allen worked are asking the patients to be tested after hearing about the swedish case and a source tells me a third state, california bha involved. also, we learned that allen served in the navy from may 2007 to september 2011 as a hospital coreman, meaning he provided medical and dental assistance, maybe the officials wouldn't say anything else.
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that they have contacted about three-quarters of the surgical patients and that the majority of them have been tested. allen remains in custody at least until friday morning. there will be a detention hearing, when prosecutors will argue that he should be held without bond. reporting live in englewood, cal thi walsh, cbs4 news. and new information now on a fire that sent out smoke visible foor miles today thchlt is -- for miles today. just a few bloks north of i-70 -- blocks north of i-70. a large pile of metal ignited and the exact cause is under investigation. none of the employees were hurt. new video tonight shows a crash involving a police car, police tell us that the officers tried to pull over a reported stolen car. the vehicle turned and crashed into the police vehicle. four people in that car were arrested. and happening now, crews are working to reopen a stretch of i-70 that was closed after two days of rock slides, this
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the amount of rocks on the highway in glenwood canyon and how big they are. you can also see a truck caught up in the landslides there. the detour know noe small journey, up steamboat, west to craig and then south to rifle, and then back on the highway. that can taken extra 3 hours. live tonight in the canyon for us and thursday is the earliest opening date so far. >>reporter: that's what cdot is saying now, but that is being optimistic, you can see the rocks here that are still covering the highway, because the sun is going down, the crews have decided to call it a night. just because of their own safety concerns with more rocks still coming down off the hillside. cdot workers blasting. >> this constant work, never ending, like nonstop. >>reporter: scaling. >> no way to know when this is going to happen. >>reporter: and inspecting from above. >> you can tell just how big these rocks are, the size of
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of velocity coming off the road. lanes. hitting the eastbound lanes. and then, even to the river. >> i think about it every time i drive through here, like you can always get hit, he got lucky. >>reporter: tons of rock and dirt must be cleared and mayor repairs made to the interstate, but first crews have to make done. >> we are very lucky, that the without injuries. i can't say enough about how that was lucky. >>reporter: working under the threat of more falling rocks, cdot tries to get this vital passage back open. they're thinking thursday is going to be the earliest, and that's because they still have to go up on the hillside here behind me and knock loose sol of the rocks. you can see these fences, the mitigation work they've done in this section of the canyon wall, there were not fences like this
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road. they are going to get traffic moving by thursday, in one direction, they'll have a pilot car system, the construction work to get the road fixed might take a month. live in glenwood canyon, matt kroschel, cbs4 mt. -- mountain newsroom. southwestern colorado, crews are clearing the rocks that fell on to highway 550 sunday, ten miles south of durango. crews pushed the rocks on to the inside lane, they'll have to hall those 700 tons of rocks out of the way. expect delays the rest of the week prosecutors outline their case against three men, accused in a series of violent bank robberies, also accused of shooting two people. while trying to steal cars, after one of those robberies. tyrone richardson, myloh mason and milg sanders faces charges. prosecutors are trying to prof
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evidence to send them to trial. a jefferson county sheriff's deputy testified this morning about the robbery on november 18th. ten people were forced into a vault, at this first bank in lakewood. the testimony continued all afternoon. and we'll have more from the witness stand coming up at 6:00 o'clock. developing tonight, opening statements are set for tomorrow, in the trial of dynel lane. a injury was seated today -- injury was seated today. lane is the woman accused of cutting the unborn baby out of a pregnant woman in longmont. she lost her baby. her trial is in boulder, our lauren dispirito is there right now, and lauren, there will be dramatic testimony right from the start. >>reporter: potentially so, jim, if michele l wilkins does take the stand tomorrow. 3:30 this afternoon, that jury was officially sworn in. which means next up, will be opening statements in each side
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it's been nearly a year since police say 35-year-old dynel lane attacked michele will kins and cut her unborn baby from her body. wilkins went to lane's home in longmont, responding to a craigslist ad for baby clothes. lane used a lava lamp to attack wilkins and went to a local hospital claiming she had just given birth to the child. wilkins described the attack to doctor phil. >> was there a time that you lost consciousness? >> i did. and i can remember my thought. right before losing kons,ness. -- consciousness, i was thinking about aurora and can wanting to survive. >>reporter: the baby did not survive, a coroner did not evidence, she showed signs of life outside of the woem, not to charge lane with murder. his decisions sparked outrage lawmakers. lane pleaded not guilty to attempted murder, unlawful
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unsuccessfully to get her trial moved out of boulder county. rather r, the judge decided to summon a very large potential jury pool here, more than 300 people and that was narrowed down today. there are going to be 12 jurors, plus four alternates and the trial is set to last ten days. live in boulder, lauren dispirito, cbs4 news. thank you, lauren. there are rules in colorado, designed to keep kids away from recreational pot being grown at home. political specialist shaun boyd live at the capitol tonight and the supporters of the change say it will protect the kids. >>reporter: right, karen, while recreational pot -- drug investigators say kids are picking it out of yards and taking it to school. illegal. they say the bill is meant to
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>> you can see large bushy plants, the building in the background there is century middle school. >>reporter: showed a senate committee picture after picture of backyard medical marijuana fwrus, some that he says kids have gained access to. >> kids going to middle school were working through there and reaching over the fence and grabbing handfuls of marijuana. >>reporter: urging lawmakers to pass a bill that would require medical marijuana grows to be enclosed and locked. it's about child safety. >> colorado l currently has the highest use rates of marijuana among youth in the country. >>reporter: but opponents say it's patients who will be hurt. >> this bill will reduce access for patients. around it. it will reduce access and it will increase costs. >> really have to look at cannabis for what it is. it's a nontoxic benign plant. >> they say if the state is
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be locked up, why not other medicine? >> the medical system and the recreational m is, they are two separate constitutional amendments. >> i understand the importance of medical marijuana, and what it means to some people. and there's a lot of passion involved. but, again, that is lost on a kid walking past a grow. >>reporter: now, both sides agree more education would help, but that's unlikely in this budget year. the bill did pass out of committee here today. and this is headed to the full senate. live at the capitol, shaun boyd, cbs4 news. and coming up, possible tornadoes leaving a mark in we'll check out that damage. >> and moisture around our state in the form of clouds and you can see the high pressure ridge, right over colorado. moving all the moisture off to the east. but by thursday, we go into strong down slope winds, that will push us in the 70s. how far in the 70s, coming up. >> she was born months early,
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now she's home and the proud mom talks about never giving up hope. >> and recycled makeup, is it a safe way to get those high-end brands for a lot less? >> brand new, there's not a smudge on it. >> for the news you need, when you need it, like us on,,
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we are following breaking news right now, a live picture for you, in denver, where the firefighters are working a large barn fire. this is on south knox court. when firefighters got there, it was full of smoke and flames, the roof caved in. we don't know if anyone was inside at the time. developing tonight, assessing the damage from severe weather in florida, winds up to 65 miles per hour, toppled trees and knocked around mobile homes. the national weather service is trying confirm if the winds reached tornado strength. and the latest now on a family in north carolina, and their premature daughter.
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c-section. she was born in september. 14 weeks before the due date, weighed in at just 10 ounces. les than 1% of the babies in this country are born as early as her. now, after 20 weeks s in the hospital, she's home. >> shes was here for a reason. and everything happens for a reason. just joy. i love it, like i finally have my baby home. >> the baby left the hospital weighing almost 9 times her birth weight, five pounds eight ounces. new tonight, cosmetics is a billion dollar business and can put a pinch in your pocketbook. there's a website that is like the consignment store of makeup. cbs4 suz san mccarroll shows us. >>reporter: discount prices. the makeup is previously owned.
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know, provide a way for people to sell the makeup and also buy discounted make l. >>reporter: kendall hosts a video blog on youtube with more than 100,000 subscribers she is a real fan. >> they sent me products for promotional purposeses and after that, i started using it as a customer. >>reporter: she's bought a wide variety of products, all of which she says look like new. >> it is a lot longer, so you can tell this product has been used. but when it came, it was completely cut, you know, cleaned. and then you can still see the sticker from where it was sealed. >>reporter: a dermatologist at the university of colorado hospital, she says makeup is a host for bacteria, and other contaminants. >> a person that's applying it will use a brush, or their finger, and go between the skin and the makeup, and transfer bacteria to the makeup. >>reporter: a five-step, sanitation process, which it
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>> also remove, like, the top layer of the product. so it's a virgin product. >> i am concerned that yes, if they're sterilizing thing, you're not getting everything. >>reporter: the thousands of other glam bot users don't seem worried. >> i give my makeup to my friends all the time, if i don't use a color and i see it as the same thing. >>reporter: suzanne mccarroll, cbs4 news. time to check in with ed greene, mild and not quite the winds we had yesterday. >> the wins have calmed down a little bit, they'll calm down tomorrow. thursday, they are back. first, just a few clouds around the state. all going on right now. the high pressure ridge taking all of that moisture and bringing it right on down to the east, yes, that's where they had the heavy showers and thunderstorms. that system has moved into the northeast and heavy snow and rain and thunderstorms on the eastern side of o it. right behind it on its heels, another system will come up the coast and do the same thing. cool air coming in behind it. the high pressure, in a warm
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temperatures will warm up once fwen. the hour-by-hour forecast. i rolled it up until wednesday, 10:00 o'clock, the clouds are beginning to move in. look to the west, you can see some snow in the mountains. so, yes, we get m some snow, rain over on the west, could be rain mixed with snow. snow at the higher elevations, pushes into the western foothills here, boulder county, larimer county, you can see snow, but watch how quickly it is gone. but as that pushes in, it gives us those down slope winds so thursday, yeah, lit be windy, -- it will be windy, but mild, in the 70s. with the dry weather, we have, we have the fire weather watch, sections of -- southeastern sections of our state, down into new mexico, but it's for thursday. so thursday, we see that push into our area. 59 for the highs today. 28 and 31 were the lows. 46 and 19 would be normal for this time of the year. 70, 10 below are the records. 5 #1k36 55 right now, both those
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the year. got a north wind at 5. barometer. look at this from dustin shaffer, yeah, mild down here, but still good snow in the mountains from loveland, larry pierce fly fishing on in steamboat. you can see mcgee with interesting storm clouds here, a pretty shoot. temperatures shot. 20s and 30s over the eastern plains. out west, temperatures mostly in the 20s and 30s and for tomorrow, we start to warm it up more with 50s, 60s and 70s now for the eastern plains. #30s, 40s, 50s for the mountains. here's that forecast. and for tonight, we'll see mostly clear skies. 35 and 37, a mild overnight low. then for tomorrow, partly cloudy skies. we'll be in the mid 60s. and here it comes.
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65 on friday. 66. and then another system comes in, a few more clouds, cooler on sunday. 53. of the year. >> windy like yesterday on thursday? yeah. could be a little brisk. the broncos maleeke jackson answers a pressing question. >> what was up with the touchdown celebration at the super bowl? and if you're the goalie in this,,
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last broncos to make the tv talk show rounds. but he's one of the most important. malik is about to hit free agency. so is he going to stay with the broncos or is he going to take the biggest deal he can find? malik told the nfl network, it's about 50-50 right now. at least he's honest. he was pretty honest about his super bowl touchdown celebration, too. vonn got the strip sack and malik fell on the ball to get the score and then threw the ball into the stands, his mom was sitting pretty close to where the ball landed. but the truth, is malik didn't have a target in mind. >> i don't know how to act when i get a touchdown. i've never done it. it's something like -- >> i've never been there before. >> i didn't run anywhere, you know, i just jumped on the ball. tickets. >> can i tell you -- football withdrawals? you have to wait 173 days until august.
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versus the packers in the annual start to the preseason. makes sense with tony and mavshen harrison and brett favre that weekend in canton. colorado avalanche enjoyed a rare practice at home this morning, the avs had been on the road for the past week. and after tomorrow night's tip with montreal. currently holding on to that last wildcard spot in the western conference, but with 23 games remaining, the avs know they're in a precarious spot. >> you always want to climb and you want to be as high up in the standings as you possibly can, the matter of not being satisfied. looking ahead. you know, iet going to be -- it's going to be tight all the way to the end. nashville, st. louis, we're looking ahead to keep climbing. >> and finally, you've heard the saying, bend it like beckham r not sure david beckham ever bent
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the presidency is the toughest job in the world and she's the one who'll make a real difference for you. i'm hillary clinton and i approved this message. expect the 70s. >> of course, i got them for you. let's take a look. 64 tomorrow, 73 on thursday. that's down slope and strong gusty down slope winds, that's 65 on friday. 66 saturday.
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colder again sunday with another little system that chills u in quotes, to 53. >> i've heard you described as strong and gusty. >> yes, at 73. >> there you go. >> pelley: an election prediction from president obama. tion >> i continue to believe mr. trump will not be president. >> pelley: also tonight, violent weather in the south, including a tornado on an interstate. >> it was, basically, like the "twister" movie. >> pelley: extreme weather is being fueled by el nino, and tonight we'll look at the 'l effects from the u.s. to africa, where millions are threatened with famine. >> people haven't been able to plant the crops they need to survive. >> pelley: and it's show time for america's top dogs. >> it doesn't get any better. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. is i th
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president weighed in on the weig political phenomenon that is l ph donald trump. president obama was answering a question at a news conference eren today, and he did not mince words. >> i continue to believe mr. trump will not be president. and the reason is because i have a lot of faith in the american people, and i think they k recognize that being president is a serious job. it's not hosting a talk show or a reality show. it it's not promotion. it's not marketing. it's hard. ha >> pelley: well, republicans were also hard on trump today. nicki haley, the governor of south carolina, said she will l not endorse trump before the efor primary there on saturday. in fact, haley said trump is everything a governor does not want in a president. major garrett is with the trump
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major? >> reporter: scott, we asked the campaign for reaction to president obama's comments, and donald trump told me directly the following: >> i've never seen a human being lie so much. he lies about everything. >> reporter: it was another "pants on fire" day in south carolina, as both trump and marco rubio accused ted cruz of being dishonest. >> i hate to say it about a person, but actually, during the , debate, rubio called him a liar, so i felt a lot better. >> he spent the last two weeks literally making stuff up. >> both donald trump and marco rubio have this very strange pattern, that if you point to their actual record, if you ve point to the words that come out of their mouth, they don't o respond on substance. they just scream, "liar, liar, liar." >> reporter: in a lengthy
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himself as pro-life and against obamacare. rubio told us cruz distorts on many fronts. >> did not tell the trught about ben carson in iowa, does not tell my truth about planned parenthood. t >> reporter: trump has also questioned ted cruz's mental health. re >> cruz is desperate. i think ted is a very unstable guy. ry >> reporter: the texas senator te called for increasing the size of the u.s. military in a speech aboard the u.s.s. "yorktown." we asked about trump's unstable charge. >> major, the reason donald insults is because he can't defend the substance. he can't dispute substance because it's his own words. >> reporter: scott, social media is abuzz over this tweet from
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firearm with his name on it. >> pelley: never seen a primary like this. at major, thank you very much. the latest cbs news poll shows trump is leading his closest rival in south carolina, ted cruz, by better than two to one. on the democratic side, hillary clinton leads bernie sanders by 19 points, as both of them court african americans. here's nancy cordes. re's >> and we pray for bernie sanders. >> reporter: as one candidate met with black ministers in columbia, south carolina, the other sat down with civil rights leaders in harlem, both of them trying to send the same message. >> my campaign is really about c breaking every barrier. >> reporter: today, clinton proposed a $2 billion plan to reform school discipline ch policies that she says are failing black students. >> and we will dramatically expand support for guidance up counselors, school psychologists, and social workers. >> reporter: sanders focused on black incarceration rates.
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country in the history of the world, why we should have more people in jail than any other country on earth. anyone tell me why? ell ( applause ) >> reporter: clinton is leading among south carolina african e s americans by nearly 40 points. she sought to cement that advantage today by implying that sanders is new to the fight for racial equality. >> you can't just show up at election time and say the right things and think that's enough. we can't start building relationships a few weeks before a vote. ( applause ) >> reporter: he argued the civil rights movement inspired his fight against wall street greed. >> but people didn't cower. people didn't back down. people kept going forward. that, my friends, is courage. >> reporter: both candidates date bring up race more frequently than then-senator barack obama ly
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perhaps, scott, because he was all too aware back then of the awa biases that clinton and sanders are highlighting now. >> pelley: nancy cordes for us tonight. ley: nancy, thank you. at the supreme court today, the t chair filled by justice antonin scalia for nearly 30 years was draped in his honor. is scalia died apparently in his sleep over the weekend at the age of 79. senate republicans want to delay d replacing scalia for nearly a year so the next president can make the choice. but today, mr. obama said he plans to follow the constitution. >> historically, this has not been viewed as a question. there's no unwritten law that says that it can only be done on off years. that's not in the constitutional text. i'm amused when i hear people hen who claim to be strict interpreters of the constitution of
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series of provisions that are not there. e i for the senate to consider, in a th nominee i present and to make a >> pelley: the president this afternoon. now to the weather. re coast today. snow and flooding rains were in the north. the south woke up to thunder, lightning, and twisters. david begnaud is there. >> reporter: at least four st tornadoes barreled through south florida in the middle of rush hour this morning. 86 to 110-mile-per-hour winds ripped the top off this 18 op wheeler on florida's busy i-95 in miami tossing the big rig on its side. david matienzo was on his way to work. >> it was basically like the "twister" movie. that's basically, the best way i can describe it. all of a sudden, something like
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my car and shattered the window. >> reporter: these strong gusts tore roofs off buildings. a power line snapped, starting a fire in this residential area of miami. this same storm system also m spawned an ef-3 tornado late yesterday in century, florida, that's on the alabama border. de the over 135-mile-per-hour winds flattened cars and destroyed homes. tr southern mississippi was also hit. in copiah county this home was demolished. malcolm erwin lives nearby. >> it sounded like a low-flying jet. it really did. >> reporter: here in miami, those 100-mile-per-hour winds tossed this tree like a toy. look at the base. i'm 6'1", and it's nearly enough to swallow me. scott, tornadoes here are not rare, but forecasters say because of el nino, south florida could get more tornadoes just like they did today well into the month of march. >> pelley: david begnaud, thanks. these wild weather swings that w we've seen are caused, as david said, in part by the phenomenon
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that's the warming of the pacific that leads to drought in much of africa and storms and high temperatures on america's west coast. we have two reports on this tonight, beginning with ben egin tracy in southern california. >> reporter: this is winter on the west coast, with temperatures running 15-25 degrees above normal, it looks and feels more like july than february. >> it is so hot outside. it's crazy. we're just kind of embracing it and going with it. go >> wow, look at this. >> reporter: californians were expecting this-- nonstop rainstorms fueled by one of the largest el ninos on record. or but after heavy rains last month, southern california is on a hot and dry streak. it's been 15 days since a drop of rain fell in los angeles. nasa climatologist bill patzert famously called this massive band of warm water in the
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nino, predicted to drench drought-ravaged california. is this godzilla more bark than bite? >> el nino remains immense. in it's had a powerful impact over the last six months. and even this winter, all the volatile weather we've had across the united states, the fingerprint of el nino is on all >> >> reporter: turns out, the el nino is so big, it shifted the jet stream further north, allowing storms to batter northern california and the pacific northwest. rain-soaked cliffs near san francisco have been dropping into the ocean. but these northern storms are also dramatically boosting california's snow pack, now the n deepest it's been in more than a decade. n spring snow melt will help fill the state's depleted reservoirs and provide 30% of california's water supply. the temperature hit 90 degrees here today in los angeles, and that is a new record for this date, but forecasters say they
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and cooler temperatures to hit los angeles and, scott, they say that will happen in the next couple of weeks. >> pelley: ben tracy for us tonight. ben, thank you. well, there has been precious little water in southern and eastern africa where el nino is scorching the earth. the u.n. says as many as a million children are at risk of starvation. many are in the tiny nation of so >> reporter: dawn breaks over ha khabele. villagers hope for rain, but it promises to be another scorching t day. 70-year-old malepota makara wakes her five grandchildren, most of them orphaned by aids. it doesn't take long to get the three eldest ready for school. that's because there is nothing to eat. like everyone else in the village, makara's crops have failed. "it is painful," says nine-year-
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without food." "this drought," his grandmother explains "is more severe than i have ever seen." makara knows instinctively what experts have confirmed-- this is the strongest el nino on record in southern africa, delaying the rains and putting 14 million people at risk of starvation. a pitiful burst of rain in recent days has coaxed out some greenery. it's a cruel illusion, as it's come too late. this should be lesotho's rainy season. normally i wouldn't be able to stand here because i'd be waist high in water. instead this river bed is bone dry. u.n. humanitarian coordinator yolanda dasgupta is worried at what's ahead. a >> the rainfall has been delayed to an extent that people haven't p been able to plant the crops that they need to survive. so we're looking at people
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least until 2017. >> reporter: at school, makara's grandchildren get their one meal g of the day-- a bowl of watery porridge and some corn. but as the country's grain supplies run out, schools are worried they will have to stop their feeding schemes. water is a concern, too. lesotho's government delivers water to the villages but it's not enough. a nearby dam has a two-week supply left before it, too, runs ea dry. at home, makara manages to manages to scrounge for a few unripened peaches for the younger children, and later when the brothers and sisters return, she rests for the first time. te there is no supper once again. "if i can just give them food and love," she sighs, "then they will be fine." lesotho desperately needs at
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on the brink of starvation, but they are battling to attract the attention of international donors, scott, who are already over-stretched dealing with other global crises. >> pelley: remarkable reporting from debora patta tonight, who t, is back in johannesburg. deborah, thank you. yo to know to prevent deadly accidents at rail crossings. and, private letters reveal a close relationship between a pope and a married woman, when
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she was a polish american writer and married. yet, when karol wojtyla, the man an who would become pope john paul ii, began to collaborate with anna-teresa tymieniecka on a translation, something more than a book happened. they wrote to each other for the rest of their lives, his letters recreated in a bbc documentary. their relationship would test the cardinal's vow of celibacy. particularly, he says, the words, "i belong to you." malina malinovsky brokered the sale of the letters to the polish national archive. >> i do believe she completely iv fell in love with him during the first phase of their relationship. t >> reporter: they didn't just write. d they spent private times together, at her property in vermont, skiing in poland. in the old communist days when
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letters hand delivered to him, ov so party officials couldn't use the whiff of scandal to undermine this popular priest. even when he became pope, he didn't stop. when he died, friends say, but the vatican won't confirm, she was at his bedside. the pope's letters are now public. anna-teresa tymieniecka's letters to him have not been published. what a story they might tell. to >> pelley: and we'll be right back. pelley: and we'll be right back. lawyer so i asked about adding once-daily namenda xr to her current treatment
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,, >> pelley: tonight is the grand finale of the westminster dog show, a super bowl without the tailgating, just the tail. here's don dahler. >> reporter: rumor has it-- >> there you go! >> reporter: the german shepard an named rumor is favored to win best in show tonight. the four-year-old female from wisconsin wowed the crowd sc yesterday, taking best of breed honors. her owner, kent boyles. what's the difference, if you can put it into words, between a true champion dog and just a really well-trained dog? >> well, she's very close to the breed standard. she's aesthetically a really beautiful animal and good attitude. she loves the show. >> reporter: and most of the 3,000 dogs do seem to enjoy the attention, the primping, and the cheering crowds. judge michael faulkner has been involved with show dogs since he was nine years old. hearing the cheering, what is it
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so big? >> that bond between dog and man is so important, and then you nd glamour and, you know, it doesn't get any better. >> reporter: the seven new breeds in this year's competition raise the number to 197, and include some faces and hairstyles many fans have never seen before. it took jackie walker over 10 years to get french herding dogs, berger picards, into the big show. what kind of process does it take to get a breed accepted? >> it's been a very long one. there are many different steps that you have to go through, putting on different shows and tests. >> reporter: all to reach the ultimate test-- performing in the center ring at westminster. but in the midst of the pomp and pageantry, what is sometimes lost is why we love these animals so much. dogs just being dogs.
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>> pelley: and that's the cbs evening news for tonight. for all of us at cbs news all around the world, good night. right now, a rock slide closes i-70 in both directions in glenwood canyon. the massive boulders that fell on the road last night. >> the interstate is closed from glenwood springs east to gip some. the crews blow up the fallen a difficult job. this was the second rock slide in glenwood canyon in 24 hours. >> matt kroschel is live for us there, and matt, they think it will take a couple of more days section of road. >>reporter: karen, they're saying thursday at the earliest, before they let cars come through here. there are still rocks coming down. and what happens, these rocks
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and they bounced through, smashing this guard rail, and hitting the eastbound lanes, before going into the river. causing all sorts of damage. >> there are a couple of holes through deck, and you know, boulders made it to the eastbound lanes, so it's both directions have damage. >>reporter: tons of rock covering interstate 70, and the rocks keep falling. >> this is a big one. yeah, i'd say that maybe the rocks we have on the road, we haven't been able to move the ones on the west deck to see how much damage happened to the highway. >>reporter: when the rocks started sliding at 10:00 last night, this semi driver escaped injury, his rig took the brunt of the force. >> we are very lucky that the driver of the semi truck left without injuries. it just -- yeah, i can't say enough about how that was lucky. >>reporter: geologists spending the day in the canyon looking for more loose rocks.

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